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FOX
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am PDT
very difficult because what they have to do is they have to try to find the body of frederick salas. if he is here, they have to pick through tons of garbage for hours. it is not clear if they have information leading to the missing man believed to be here or if experience tells them where to look. his brother filed a missing person report on frederick and their father six days ago. their father, ricardo salas, was bludgeoned to death that day into a bedroom he rented from a home in hercules belonging to cindy tran. there are more details about a fight that the two had with efren valdemoro. in late august, efren valdemoro filed a police report. the police report claims that the two men beat him up. what happened was that ricardo salas woke up to a letter that he wrote to efren valdemoro. he asked him to stay out of his relationship with cindy tran. he went to confront efren valdemoro immediately. they were asleep in a bedroom. they got into a fight. he said ricardo salas threw the first punch. at some point during the fight, frederick salas jumped in to help his dad. he said he and his
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 5:00am PDT
hands of a father and son, ricardo salas and frederick salas. efren valdemoro told police that he and his girlfriend, cindy tran, were sleeping, when roommate ricardo salas came into the bedroom about a letter ricardo salas had written. frederick salas ran to back up his 73-year-old dad. the arriving officers found efren valdemoro face down and naked with the elder salas sitting on him. the father and son claim that they had to subdue efren valdemoro to keep him from attacking them. five days later, police found the body of ricardo salas in his home. he had been beaten to death. police are still searching for his 35-year-old son, frederick salas. >>> 5:02. a decision today from prosecutors in solano county on whether to file charges in the key figure in the complex murder case. charles rittenhouse may have killed his wife and her friend, according to police. their bodies were found in charles rittenhouse's vallejo home at the same time the police found a large amount of explosives. charles rittenhouse is a chemical engineer. the killing spree suspect efren valdemoro, stayed at the
CW
Sep 4, 2010 10:00pm PDT
a pittsburgh landfill no sign of a missing man. frederick salas hasn't been seen since his father was killed. his body was found august 28th in the home he rented from a woman named cindy tran. two days later the bodies of two other women were found at a home where the key suspect lived. then tuesday the suspect was killed during a chase through richmond. the body of tran his girlfriend was inside the car. >> we will do what we need to do. >> reporter: the dirty job at the landfill continues today. two dozen volunteers search through tons of trash looking for any sign of the body of 35- year-old frederick salas missing and feared to have been killed by a suspect killed by officers on tuesday. police say he killed salas's father last week. he was found murdered in this home owned by the suspect's girlfriendn. late august he told police the two beat him up during an argument. these pictures were taken and he filed police reports but before police could act the elder salas was murdered and frederick has been missing since. >> unfortunately everybody that is connected with this case i
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 5:00am PDT
in pittsburgh to search for the body of frederick salas missing since saturday. the 35-year-old salas was last seen at his house in hercules, a house where murder suspect 38 efren valdamoro, he lived there on and off. last saturday they found the father's body, rick salas. they fought the week before. one officer wrote i saw ricardo on tap of valdamoro lying face down on the floor. valdamoro was completely naked. it may have been over 46 cindy tran, valdamoro's girlfriend who he killed tuesday in richmond before chp officers killed him. frederick salas coworkers are hoping for closure. >> they're very sad. everybody's so sad. they don't know what happened. i told you that i'm praying for his recovery. somebody or whatever, i hope that we will find him. >> police have also found two bodies in vallejo in a house tied to valdamoro. it focuses on the crimes in hercules and police know they have their first homicide of the year already with the discovery of kick salas' body last saturday and today they're going to pittsburgh to search that landfill. they do believe they're going to be find
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 11:00am PDT
. those picture live. they're looking for frederick salas that disappeared last weekend. his father and three women were murdered and police are working on the theory one man killed them all. terry mcsweeney is live at that landfill. >> the search for the body of frederick salas being coordinated just over that hill behind me. 25 people are going to be searching for the decomposing body. among 3,000 tons of garbage. this is where searchers hope to find the body of a man who has not been seen since one of his house mates saw him last thursday morning in hercules. the son of murder victim 73-year-old rick salas, his body found saturday morning in that same house. their common denominator, another house mate, valdamoro. >> we're getting word from the fire district. there will be numerous volunteers as well as investigators assisting with the search today. >> the 3,000 tons of trash searched today covers approximately one acre. general manager rick king describes the terrain. >> the tipping area's dirt over garbage. it's very solid. the garbage itself is compacted in place and they'll be se
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 4:30am PDT
man, frederick salas. they believe he could be the fifth victim in a string of bizarre murders, possibly at the hands of one man. as cecilia vega reports, the search turned upping in. >> this landfill was supposed to be the biggest lead for investigators searching for salas. after sifting through 3,000 tons of debris in the landfill, there still are no new clues. >> unfortunately all the effort they've put in, they have yielded no results. >> it was a result of a week-long investigation that led searchers to the keller canyon landfill in the first place. valdamora worked at this park. unless something turns up soon, it could be back to square one. >> they're going to continue until they have come to the end, until they have found something or completed a search of the entire area. >> they fear salas could be the fifth victim in the string of murders from valdamora. before they shot him dead following a high-speed chase, they say in a fit of jealousy he likely killed salas' father ricardo and cindy tran. investigators believe valdamora suspected there may have been a romantic re
FOX
Sep 6, 2010 6:00am PDT
. frederick salas has been missouri since august 26th. police believe he has been in the landfill for most of that time. >> they may have found a piece of letterhead that had a hercules address but that is about it. >> reporter: police marked off an acre inside the landfill and are using a backhoe to dig through tons of garbage. they are looking for a body and not a survivor. police say he was brought here by garbage collectors. police say they know who is sponge, the same man who murdered four other people, he stole or borrowed a cadillac, used it to put his body in a dumpster at a business park, where he used to work. >>> police say he was spotted at a home. the home was owned by his girlfriend. but salas and another man rented rooms from that owner. police say he was jealous of tran living with three other man and that is the motive for her strangulation death, the bludgeoning death and the disappearance. hes also dead, police shot him, killed him last monday night following a high speed chase. police say he strangled her during the chase. police believe he is connected with or responsi
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am PDT
searching for the body of frederick salas missing since saturday. 35-year-old salas was last seen. three had fought the week before. police were called out. one officer wrote i saw ricardo an top of valdamoro. valdamoro's girlfriend killed in richmond before officers killed him. salas has been missing since saturday. >> they're very sad. everybody's so sad. they don't know what happened. i told you that i'm praying for his recovery. the body or whatever. i hope that we will find him. police have found two bodies in vallejo in a house tied to valdamoro. more on that in a moment. here in hercules, a focus on the crimes committed here. the homicide on their hands. although valdamoro did live in a couple towns, a residence in vallejo, had one in hercules, he's considered a hercules resident. that's why police are focusing trying to get these two parts of the puzzle figured out. terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry, thank you very much. also this afternoon the husband of one of the two other victims believed to be linked to this complicated case, scheduled to be arraigned on charges of posse
Univision
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm PDT
llegaron decenas de oficiales y voluntarios con el fin de encontrar a frederick salas. >> con la ayuda de máquinas excavadoras y perros, buscan a frederick sales que desapareció hace varios días, el sospechoso murió baleado tras enfrentar a oficiales de la patrulla de camino, ahí mismo en el auto de valdemoro encontraron a la novia del sospechoso muerta, por quñ realizar esta búsqueda en el basural. >> portavoz: la conexión es este lugar porque la basura del área que encontraron en el auto era de aquí. >> si hay algo allí que pueda ser encontrado entonces será encontrado. >> según el gerente, valdemoro tuvo problemas con su novia y estas personas porque ñl sospechaba que su novia tenía un amorío con alguno de ellos. >> el marido de la dueña de casa está detenido, pues además de los cuerpos descubrieron explosivos. >> las investigaciones continúan con las autoridades en forma coordinada, regresamos con ustedes. >> un helicóptero se desplomó en una transitada carretera de salinas, el piloto de 62 años solo sufrió lesiones leves, según la patrulla de caminos
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am PDT
officers. they're looking for the body of frederick salas. his father was murdered last week and the primary suspect in that case valadamoro was shot and killed last week. more information about the confrontation that may have started the rampage. >> he walked from the fight with a black eye. he told police one of his girlfriend's tenants ricardo salas woke him up and started punching him. the police officer wrote in his report, "i saw ricardo on top of valdamoro lying face down on the floor. valdamoro was completely naked. the son joined in in the fight. but both father and said it was valdamoro who attacked. the officers summarized their side of the story like this. when valdamoro got out of bed, he attacked ricardo by punching him in the face several times. ricardo told me he had to defend himself so he fought back. he went to valdamoro's room to confront him about a letter valdamoro had written ricardo to stay out of valdamoro's relationship with girlfriend cindy tran. in the letter, valdamoro called ricardo a liar and a back-stabber. valdamoro claimed to be the victim in this fi
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 6:00am PDT
they found the body of 73-year-old ricardo salas, his 35-year-old son frederick missing. valdamro's family is saying that he suspected, the suspect suspected the salas's of having an affair with tran. police are learning more about the suspect. >> he isn't someone you can describe as 8 to 5 working lifestyle person. he's someone who had relationships with people and generally borrowed money and availed himself to the use of their vehicles and things like that. >> we always knew there was something about him. but, you know, she loved him so we loved him. >> the search for salas continues. police have very little hope of finding him alive but none of that would explain valdamro's connection to those two other bodies found tuesday in vallejo and the explosive materials they found in that house or the arrest they made of the person living at that house. eric thomas has more on that. live in hercules, terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry, thank you very much. as terry mentioned, today an autopsy will be performed on the bodies of those two women found murdered in the vallejo home. inves
NBC
Sep 5, 2010 7:00am PDT
say 35 year-old frederick salas could be a victim in a killing spree last week. as we report, so far search crews have come up empty-handed. >> reporter: assisted by teams of volunteers, hercules police spent a second day combing through about an acre of the keller canyon landfill, slowly sifting through tons of garbage. >> we have a dog that is here from contra costa county search and rescue going through the debris. so they're basically doing it bucket by bucket. >> reporter: 35-year-old frederick salas hasn't been seen since his father was bludgeoneded to death one week ago. police believe he was killed in the home where both salas' lived, a home they rented from his girlfriend, cindy tran who is dead as well. one thought is that his body was disposed of ain a dumpster where he once worked and where police found the cadillac escalade he was last seen driving. the trash from those dumpsters ends up at the keller canyon landfill. 38-year-old voldomoyer was killed by chp officers. his girlfriend was strangled to death in his car. in total, four victims are dead. and if frederick sala
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm PDT
that have been involved in this crime spree this, is a photo of frederick salas. police say he may be the fifth victim at the hands of efron valdmoreo. valdmorrow was killed last week following a high-speed chase in which is he believed to have strangled his girlfriend, cindy tran to death. today, police say they consider frederick salas missing. >> no comment on that so far. as you know l. >> as far as we're concerned he's still a missing person until we make a positive identification of the body found in the residence. mr. salas is still a missing person. >> ask now, valdmorrow is also considered a person interest of in the deaths of these two vallejo women found dead in the home he occasional shared with one of them f we can come out here live, hercules lease and fbi are out here on the scene. they discovered this body, we're told around 3:00 this afternoon. the fbi were only called into this case today for the last week or so. searchers volunteers and members of the police department have been out at a landfill searching for frederick salas every day they've been coming up empty-h
FOX
Sep 7, 2010 6:00am PDT
day five of the painstaking search for frederick salas. the 35-year-old nursing aid from hercules has been missing for nearly two weeks. investigators fear he may be the 5th victim of last week's deadly rampage. efrain valdemoro is suspected of killing his father along with three other people. >> we are finding out more about a homicide. police found the victim near the hotel yesterday morning. that victim has been identified as 26-year-old julius hues from the brentwood area. investigators say hughes was a suspect any homicide in san francisco two years ago but the charges were dropped. police say he was attending a big party that ended in gunfire. >> there was a series of between 5 and 10 gunshots very rapid fire and then some very very angry words and they used a racial expletive that you don't want to hear. >> ktvu news obtained this picture of that sunday night pool party on a twitter account. police estimate as many as 400 people were there. investigators tarnow questioning many of those party guests to search for that man's killer. >> well, the noise created by a bart train can
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 5:00am PDT
body of frederick salas today and they're going to continue until they find him alive ideally but as time goes by they don't think there's a great deal of chance on that. two more bodies found in vallejo along with other things which makes the story bizarre. i'll tell you, eric has more on that. vallejo police are saying they are not saying who the suspect in these other killings are. eric, you have more on that. live in hercules, terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry, we do have more. an autopsy will be performed on the bodies of the two women found murdered in the vallejo home. investigators are trying to figure out how efren is tied to the death. the victims are two friends, 63-year-old rita allen and 60-year-old carol smart. neighbors say for the past decade she lived on and off to the home where the two were found. adding to the confusion, allen's husband, charles rittenhouse continued to live in the house after reporting his wife missing sunday. he possessed a cache of highly explosive materials in the home. investigators are trying to determine if he played a role in the women
ABC
Sep 4, 2010 6:00am PDT
man. authorities fear 35-year-old frederick salas of hercules could be a fifth victim in an east bay killing spree. they found his s.u.v. recently but said it has no evidence of a crime. the missing father is linked to the aspect. valdamoro was fatally shot by police tuesday night. investigators went to the landfill last night and received trash from the park where the suspect worked. an emotional vigil in vallejo. tran and salas both worked at the same strip mall where 100 people turned out on a holiday weekend to mourn them. amy hollyfield reports. >> their murders have made headlines throughout the bay area all week. but the loss of ricardo salas and cindy tran is very personal for this strip mall in vallejo. >> let us all remember cindy and rick not for having died but for having lived. >> 46-year-old cindy was known as jenny to her coworkers and clients at devin's salon. she cut people's hair for a living, but she was also a friend. >> she was so warm. and wonderful! >> she's a lady. she'll be missed. >> 73-year-old ricardo worked as a security guard at the bank. >> and ricardo.
ABC
Sep 5, 2010 5:00am PDT
frederick salas here? >> we're looking for anything that will lead us to frederick salas. >> he's still missing. his father ricardo was found bludgeoned to death inside this hercules home last saturday. that's also the alast time anyone saw frederick. the owner of the home is cindy tran. she's valdamaro's girlfriend. they believe he attacked his son because one might be involved with tran. police think valdamaro strangled his girlfriend before he was shot to death in a confrontation with police tuesday night. investigators still need answers. they're hoping to find them here. 15 search and rescue volunteers and one cadaver dog are sifting through debris inch by inch. >> you have to search, you know, small areas at one time. with the dog it is very difficult because there are have many different scents. >> the only other place police have to turn is here. the solano county lockup. it's where charles rittenhouse is. the 72-year-old knows who used to stay with rittenhouse and his wife allen. vallejo police found allen and her friend smart dead tuesday. right now rittenhouse is charged only
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 12:00pm PDT
rampage. efren valdemoro is suspected of killing ricardo salas and frederick salas. >>> a judge in solano county is reducing the bail for the man linked in the ricardo salas case from $35,000 to $25,000. that was after the prosecutors agreed to a written request to reduce charles rittenhouse bail. he is charged with producing explosives. bomb-making material was found at his home last week. charles rittenhouse has not been charged in the deaths. efren valdemoro was an acquaintance of the two women. investigators are trying to determine if he is linked to their deaths. >>> in vallejo, school officials say a 17-year-old high school student believed responsible for stabbing another teen on campus is now in police custody. the stabbing happened early yesterday before classes at hogan high school on rosewood avenue in a dispute over $3. the principal said it happened over the security supervisor. one teen approached the other outside a classroom and demanded money. an argument over $3 followed and things got violent. the victim suffered cuts on his face and neck. >> there is nothing to
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 7:00am PDT
an east lay landfill is scheduled to resume. police are looking for the body of frederick salas. they are be back at the keller canyon landfill in one hour. he's been its -- frederick salas has been missing since august 26th. efrain is suspected of killing salas and three other people. >>> the attorney for 20-year- old charles ritenhouse will have ask -- will ask a judge to reduce his bail. police say they found bomb- making material at his home along with the bodies of his wife and wife's friend. valdemoro was an acquaintance of it those woman and have tied him to their death. >>> well, funding for a b.a.r.t. project could get the green light tonight. jade hernandez is in oakland getting reaction from riders. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. critics say it's too much money but the vote is in three hours. we're live at the b.a.r.t. alameda street location. this is where passengers get off before they can get on to air b.a.r.t. and go to the airport. passengers pay an extra $3, exact change for a bus ride and then wait for the bus to fill. >> b.a.r.t. wants to allocate offset m
KOFY
Sep 3, 2010 11:30am PDT
the body of frederick salas beig coordited just over that hill behind me. 25 people are goin to be searing for the decomposg body. among 3,000 tons of garbage. this is where searchers hope to find the body of a man who has not been seen since one of his house mates saw him last thursday morning in hercules. the son of murder victim 73-year-old rick salas, his body found saturday morning in that same house. their common denominator, another house mate, valdamoro. >> we're getting word fromhe fire distri. there will be numerous volunteers a well as investigators assiing with the search today. >> the 3,000 tons of trash searched today covers approximately one acre. general manager rick king describes the terrain. >> the tiing area's dirt over garbage. it's very solid. the garbage itself is compacted in place and they'll be searching through that as we support them with our equient as best we can. >> he said the search could take two hours or two days. poli are here because trash from the hercules business park comes here. a business park where a cadillac escalade was found, an s.u.v.
ABC
Sep 10, 2010 5:00pm PDT
wrapped in plastic and hidden in a large closet believed to be that of 35-year-old frederick salas. both are believed to be victims of efran vald moreo, sheath at the end of a high seed chase. >> tomorrow's plan quran burning has been called off. sounl bay religious leaders are going ahead with an inner faith rally none theless. it's now underway, at the james mcafee plaz yachl leaders organized this rally to show support for muslim americans, as you can see from this live picture it's well attended. yesterday a florida pastor backed down on plans to burn 100 qurans. terry jones did not rule out holding the event at another time. >> and as we go to break, we want to share more images from our viewers of the san bruno fire. >> ...berber carpet. it was a whole bowl of stew. nooo. why? i could have saved this one. i could have saved this one. ♪ call 1-800-steemer man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for o
KOFY
Sep 2, 2010 11:30am PDT
frederick salas is the man missing. you're looking at a picture of 73-year-old rick salas. his body was found saturday at a home in hercules that valdamro also frequented and lived at from time totime. the son is still missing. >> they're continuing to follow leads as they develop speing with family membs and friends to possiy find out where he may be. but ther is continued growing concern that his life may be in danger. >> as for a motive, police think they may have one. valdamro's love affair with 46-year-old cindy tran might be the root of it all. he thought she was having an fair with one of the salas family members. that would explain his activities there. and a high-speed chase ended tuesday night, officers shooting him and killing him with the strangled body of cindy tran. she wanted to reunite with the father of her three children. valdamro did not let tat happen. the focus now turns to the sole surviving suspe who can possibly tell officers more about what the bomb-making activity was going on at that house and exactly what led to the killings of the t women in vallejo. the
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >> thank you. now, meantime a search continues in a pittsburgh landfill for frederick salas, son of one of the murder victims reported missing the same time his father's body was found in a hercules home. they fear there may be another victim. the search will continue through the end of the week. >> bay area religious leaders are joining forces to denounce plans by a florida pastor to burn the muslim holly book on september 11th. there are several counter protests in the works. and what if we all could read that this misguided, foolish, so off base that, we ignored him. >> too late for that. from various groups gathered in palo alto today, condemning a plan by terry jones to burn the koran in gainsville, fla on september 11th. faith leaders are urging peace and toller yens. >> i wish it hasn't happened. it's an incentive to reaffirm who we are. >> despite world wide outrage and pressure, the pastor with a congregation november more than 50 isn't backing down. >> as of this time, we have no intention of canceling. >> lintv broadcast the reports following the debate about the groun
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm PDT
friday. it may take another day or owe so to complete. they're looking for a body of frederick salas. authorities believe he may be a fifth victim of a murder spree. the chp killed him falling a high-speed chase. >> police are looking for a high school senior who slashed another student as school is getting underway. police say the 17-year-old was cut several times in the face and neck with what they believe is a pocketknife. a spokesperson thinks the victim and suspect may have argued over the weekend. the suspect also stole $3 from the victim. he was treated at the hospital and released. >> in i had x news, a charter school in san francisco will combine online instruction with a traditional teacher in the classroom approach. and we take a look at the new school and is here to explain how goitsing to work. >> there is educators saying haftful public schools will be partly online in the next decade or two. we mean students following cirriculum on computer that, is what flex academy set out to do this morning. this is california's first hybrid school. 80% of the instruction taught online. remainin
CBS
Sep 4, 2010 1:35am PDT
. they made it halfway through today. frederick salas has been missing for more than a week. he may have been killed by efren. a suspect in sales murder. an escalade that valdemoro was found driving was found there. >>> 72-year-old charles rittenhouse pleaded not guilty to charges of having explosive devices. his attorney said he had nothing to do with the murder of his wife and friend. the lawyer also said that she has reason to believe the bodies were place at the house some time tuesday the bay of -- the day of his arrest. >> why did he wait five days to report his wife miss something >> he and his wife had different work schedules. plus because of the fact that mr. valdemoro would fill his wife car, his wife would leave the car at a friends house. >> why didn't rittenhouse call the police? >> he has not been charged in the killings. just in the connection of chemicals found. >>> livermore police are looking for a teenager of beating a 89-year-old woman. this is the sketch of a boy that is 13 he calls himself cameron. he tells the victim he was in the 7th grade. he approached the
CW
Sep 3, 2010 10:00pm PDT
tomorrow morning searching a landfill for signs of fred frederick salas. he hasn't been seen his his father was found beaten to death a week ago. today authorities said the keller canyon landfill. they are focusing on an acre of trash using eyes, and a dog and equipment. they picked that because it gets trash from the north shore business park in hercul es. police found a car there owned by one of the two women found dead in vallejo. it's parts of a murder spree that ended with five dead, one missing one man left to answer questions. that man, charles rittenhouse found living in the home with the body of one woman inside and the body of another in the backyard. he was arrested for possession of explosives and had his first court appearance today. simon perez was there. >> possessions of ingredients to make a device. >> reporter: he stood silent before a judge. the she said he had no bad motives november the depleted uranium. he remains in jail on charges of possession explosive devices. >> i don't think he has done anything wrong. he is a victim. >> reporter: the attorney excluded hi
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm PDT
death there. >> authorities say this may be his missing son, frederick salas. investigators have been searching a landfill for the body all week long. >> and did not find him there. >> and we'll continue to follow this story to bring you new developments soos we get them. >> stunning developments including a -- involving a plan by a florida pastor to burn the muslim holy book. >> he announced he will call off the plan to burn copies of the book this saturday. >> there have been a lot of late afternoon developments on this story. what is clear is that the planned burning of the koran in gainsville, florida creating so much outrage has been cancelled. pastor terry jones held a news conference to say a deal has been reached. jones says that it was a sign from god he had been waiting for that the imam in new york was willing to moist location of the mosque planned for ground zero. >> the imam agreed to move the mosque. we have agreed to cancel our event on saturday. and on saturday, i will be flying up there to meet with him. >> the imam, however, has said there is no deal that has b
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 11:00pm PDT
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ABC
Sep 6, 2010 5:00pm PDT
frederick salas coulding one of the victims in a string of murder that's left four others dead. flif pittsburgh tonight, how long the investigation will stave focused there? >> investigators just told us another two more days. that is how long it's going to take searchers to get through the piece of traffic that has come in here from herk you'll ease over the course of a five-day period thchl sk done by volunteers who are here at this landfill on their labor day holiday. for the fourth day, trucks went into the keller canyon landfill but not much in the way of clues came out. >> they're hoping to get to the last piece of debris. >>> a team of 20 tipped through 3,000 pounds of trash in the hunt, police say they did find one lead late yesterday. >> the only thing they've found is a piece of letterhead with a hercules address on. it's not related to this case. >> it's not much but enough to confirm they're searching in the right place. the one acre area is where trash was dumped. preem bli the same trash from the business park where he once worked and a car he drove was discover add ban
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 11:00am PDT
man, 35-year-old frederick salas is the man missing. you're looking at a picture of 73-year-old rick salas. his body was found saturday at a home in hercules that valdamro also frequented and lived at from time to time. the son is still missing. >> they're continuing to follow leads as they develop speaking with family members and friends to possibly find out where he may be. but there is continued growing concern that his life may be in danger. >> as for a motive, police think they may have one. valdamro's love affair with 46-year-old cindy tran might be the root of it all. he thought she was having an fair with one of the salas family members. that would explain his activities there. and a high-speed chase ended tuesday night, officers shooting him and killing him with the strangled body of cindy tran. she wanted to reunite with the father of her three children. valdamro did not let that happen. the focus now turns to the sole surviving suspect who can possibly tell officers more about what the bomb-making activity was going on at that house and exactly what led to the killings of
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Sep 2, 2010 4:30am PDT
life. >> today hercules police will resume their search for frederick salas but hope is running thin as time goes by finding him alive. tran's family says that she broke up with valdamro a couple of weeks ago. she wanted to get back with her ex-husband, the father of they are three children. there were also two more bodies found in vallejo yesterday tied to all this. eric has more. for now live in hercules, terry mcsweeney. >> terry, thank you. the two other victims terry mentioned in vallejo will be autopsied in hopes of determining a specific calls of death. police say the victims are friends 262-year-old an lan and 60-year-old smart. neighbors say for the past decade they lived off and on at the vallejo home where the two were found. that was owned by alan and her husband charles writtenhouse. they're not sure what the suspect's relationship with the homeowner was but say police visited the home on several occasions and have reports he fought with them, stole money and disturbed the neighborhood. rittenhouse lived in the house after reporting his wife missing on sunday. >> all i c
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Sep 5, 2010 10:00pm PDT
dead. >> reporter: frederick salas remains missing its feared he is at the landfill. the missing 35-year-old is the son of a 73-year-old who was found beaten to death a week ago. the younger one may be the 5th murder victim in a string of killings that appear to be linked to one man. he was shot and killed by police on tuesday after a high speed chase. in the car was the body of cindy tran kidnapped as she left work tuesday evening. the bodies of two other women were found in his home monday. the vigil ended with a wish to help those who might harm others. >> hope that one day anybody anyone who is upset or worried can find someone, someplace where they can go to get help. >> reporter: searchers say they will be back at the landfill tomorrow morning. i asked one officer how he can be sure that the body is in the dump . he said they aren't sure but with the information they have they have no choice but to keep looking. >> seems like so much ground to cover. how long do you think? >> they have 244 acres of dump site but they have patterns and have an idea of where the trucks go. they
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Sep 7, 2010 5:00am PDT
frederick salas. the 35-year-old nursing aid from hercules has been missing for nearly two weeks. investigators fear he may be the 5th victim of last week's deadly rampage. if rain valdemoro is suspected of killing him along with his father and three other people. >>> we are learning more about a homicide in newark. police found his body yesterday morning. investigators have now identified the man killed as 26- year-old julius hughes from the brentwood area. investigators say he was a suspect in a homicide in san francisco two years ago but the charges were later dropped. police say hues was attending a big party sunday night that ended in terror foying gunfire. >> there was a series of between five and ten gunshots pow, pow, pow, very rapid fire and then very very angry words and they used an expletive that wasn't a racial expletive you don't want too hear. >> ktvu news obtained this picture of the sunday night pool party on a twitter account. police estimate that as many as 400 people were there. investigators are now interviewing many of those party guests as they search for t
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Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. >> police will not confirm that body is that of frederick salas. missing since his father was found dead in his home. >> it's the latest turn in an unusual case. we are live at hercules with the latest for us. >> it seems this bizarre case just captivated the bay area over the last couple weeks just got more mysterious. i'm going to step out of the way so you can see the see the crime scene here, poli
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Sep 5, 2010 6:00am PDT
for anything that will lead us to frederick salas. >> frederick is still missing. his father ricardo was found bludgeoned to death in this home last saturday. that's the last time anyone saw frederick. the owner of the home is cindy tran. she's valdamaro's girlfriend. he felt one of them might be involved with tran. police also think valdamaro's strangled his girlfriend before he was shot to death in a confrontation with police tuesday night. now four days later, investigators still need answers. they're hoping to find them here. 15 search and rescue volunteers and one cadaver dog are sifting through debris inch by inch. >> you have to search, you know, small areas at one time. with the dog it is very difficult because there are very many different scents. >> the only other place police have to turn is here. the solano county lockup is where charles rittenhouse is. the 72-year-old used to stay with rittenhouse and his wife allen. police found allen and her friend smart dead tuesday. right now rittenhouse is charged only with having large amounts of explosives in the house. his attorn
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Sep 9, 2010 7:00am PDT
and then disposed of frederick salas' body in a dumpster. >>> it has been 90 days since someone shot and killed a respected community activist in the parking lot of a hillsdale shopping mall. and the case is still unsolved. last night, about 40 people held a vigil, remembering the victim. 54-year-old david louis. louis was well-known for his work in helping recovering addicts and parolees, trying to reenter society. police say that night he was shot in the back as he was going into that mall. >> i think it was somebody that actually was still in the disease of addiction, and you know, probably couldn't help the guy. >> the volunteers also went through the shopping mall, passing out flyers and letting people know there's a $50,000 reward to solve this case. louis's friends say they will not allow this case to go cold. >>> 7:36. a plan to open a new center to help state parolees is causing some real concern. in one oakland neighborhood. planning commissioners have already approved the project on telegraph avenue at 33rd street. it's in the koreatown, northgate neighborhood, north of do
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Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm PDT
son frederick salas, may have jumped the suspect valdemoro as he slept at his girlfriend's house and that may be what set him off. in another strange twist, police are confirming that they found uranium or what appears to have been uranium at this house, the very house where they discovered the bodies of two women tuesday night. >> i want to hand out these ribbons and ask people to wear them. >> reporter: people who knew some of the victim of the east bay killing spree are wearing white ribbons to express their disbelief. this woman knew cindy tran whose body was found inside the car driven by efren. she also knew the man who was the security guard. >> a nice friendly man. always stood there with a smile on his face. we saw him every single day. >> reporter: police are trying to piece the case together. they believe valdemoro may have been involved in the killings of two women found inside the vallejo home. >> it is a puzzle we're trying to put together and not all the pieces are there. so we have to continue working on it and hopefully we can come one the answers. >> reporter: a
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 6:00pm PDT
that's will lead them to frederick salas whereabouts. and splees say so far the search yielded one clue. >> only thing they've found is a piece of letterhead with a hercules address on it. it's not related to this case. >> the letterhead does confirm investigators are searching where trash was dumped possibly the same collected from the business park where he once worked and where a car was diskaufrd band oned last week. >> there is more to bring thu labor day. coming up fate of a richmond high school a vote that could decide whether it will be forced to shut down. >> plus, an extra dimension for sports fans. a collegiate football game being shown in 3 d. >> today's weather had sizzle but there is a change on the way. it's in the accu-w-w-w-w-w-w-w-w >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> we're following breaking news in hayward. you're looking at the end of a chp chase that sent two people to the hospital. sky 7 was at the scene. officers tell us they tried to pull a car over that you just saw overturned for a traffic stop. the driver took off. the chase lasted
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Sep 5, 2010 5:00pm PDT
canyon landfill. they are looking for any possible sign of a 35-year-old frederick salas, a missing man. police believe he play have been killed last week by a man who is a suspect in the death of salas's father and as many as three others. >> west nile virus is back. two dead animals were picked up last month, both had west nile. a raven and a squirrel. vector control is telling people to report dead bird to officials. they also want people to take proper precautions, reporting neglected swimming pools or radio water sources where mosquito can breed. >> a major recall underway impacting wal-mart customers. >>> also ahead fort first time we are getting a look at a key piece of equipment that could pope investigators determine what went wrong on that bp oil rig. >> and the president said he has a new plan and that he will reveal it in three days. the measures he says will stimulate the nation's economy. . >>> we are gets our first look at the blow out preventer that failed and led to the world's largest accidental oil spill in the gulf of mention do. the coast guard released video of
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Sep 6, 2010 5:00am PDT
, day 4 of that search begins in about thee hours from now. 35-year-old frederick salas has been missing since late august. police believe he is in a landfill here in pittsburgh. >> it is tedious, very tedious and time-consuming. >> reporter: police have marked off a square acre inside the landfill and using a backhoe to dig through tons of garbage. it includes three police officers and 12 volunteers, looking for a body and not a survivor. police say he was brought here unknowing lee by garbage collectors and they know who is responsible for his disappearance. the same man police believe murdered four other people and this man. he stole or borrowed one of their cadillacs. >> the debris here is related to the north shore business park. >> reporter: police say so far they have only found a piece of letterhead from the company where he used to work as a security guard. coming back i will tell you why they used a cadaver dog but will for the be using it again. >> last night friends and family members gathered in hercules to remember the four victims of that deadly rampage. >> about 1
ABC
Sep 4, 2010 8:00am PDT
police resume their search for a peod of missing man. 345-year-old frederick salas could be a fifth victim of an east bay killing spree found his suv that shows no evidence of a crime. the missing man's father is linked to the murders. they went to a landfill fill and received trash from a business park where the suspect worked. >> 46-year-old cindy tran and ricardo worked at the same strip mall where hundred people turned out to mourn them. amy hollyfield reports. >> their murders have made headlines all week. but the loss of ricardo salas and cindy tran is very personal for the strip mall in vallejo. >> remember this, not how they died but for how they lived. >> 46-year-old cindy was known as jenny to their clients at the salon. she cut people's hair for a living but she was also a friend. >> she was so warm and wonderful. >> she was a special lady. >> ricardo worked as a security guard at the bank. >> he was wonderful man. highway was so gracious. >> police believe that cindy's boyfriend murdered ricardo because he thought he was getting involved with cindy. they also believe tha
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Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
will spend another two hours looking for the body of frederick salas. if they turn up nothing, they will be back at it at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. it's been almost a week since they started to look for him. he's been missing since august 26th. investigators fear he may be the fifth victim of a deadly rampage. efrain valdemoro is suspected of killing his father and three other people. he was shot by police during a car chase. >>> solano county prosecutors agreed to a request by ritenhouse's attorney to cut his bail in this case. police bound bomb-making materials at his home along with the body of his wife and her friend. ritenhouse is not charged with the deaths. >>> it's now up to the california supreme court to hand down its decision on governor schwarzenegger's order furloughs. >> the governor has already admitted that he lacks the authority to do this. >> how? >> they made their cases for and against the furloughs. at issue here is whether the governor has the authority to force workers to take days off. they claim the state constitution does not give the governor the power t
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Sep 7, 2010 5:00am PDT
find clues that led to the whereabouts of frederick salas. he may be the fifth victim in the string of murders all at the hands of valdemoro. police say so far the tedious search has yielded just one clue and it's not much. >> the only thing they have found is a piece of letterhead that had a hercules dress but it's not related to this case. >> investigators are searching in the right area where trash from hercules was dumped. possibly the same trash from the business park where valued marrow once worked and where the car he had was abandoned last week. a man killed in newark over the weekend has been suspected of murder two years ago. the body of 26-year-old contra costa county resident julia hughes was found. she couldn't get into a private party inside the hotel celebrating the start of the nfl season. when police arrived they reported hearing several shots fired but didn't find any victims. hughes was previously accused of gunning down a man during a robbery outside a san francisco cannibis club in 2008 but a grand jury refused to indict him. >> a new report says the collision r
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Sep 10, 2010 5:00pm PDT
find out if the body belongs to frederick salas. if not they will resume looking in the landfill. live in hercules. >> the president tonight is pointing fingers. why he said putting republicans in power would leave this nation in a tougher economic spot. >> we currently have mostly clear sky across most of the bay area. the warmest day in the weekend forecast. . >>> it was a full court press at white house today as the president challenged congress to approve his economic initiative. the president made the comments at his first major news conference in months and craig boswell has more. >> reporter: keeping the theme of the week the president stressed efforts to revive the economy, jump start hiring named a new top economic advisor beforeacing questions. >> the president once gena tacked republicans but took a more measured approach as he laid out the differences between democratic and republican i can economic plans. >> if you want the same kinds of skewed policy that led us to thiscrisis the republicans offering. >> reporter: they called them out for not importanting proposals
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Sep 1, 2010 6:00am PDT
. then we have frederick salas, still missing so up to five people now may be connected to this person who was shot and killed by police. the officers involved are put on paid administrative leave pend in the outcome of an investigation. there will be parallel investigations going on. reporting live in richmond, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we will continue our live team coverage of this still developing story. you can also get more information by going to our channel 2 website, ktvu.com. >> tonight senator barbara boxer and her republican challenger carly fiorina will face off in their first debate. the debate will take place at st. mary's college. the moderator is ktvu's political editor. you can watch the debate live right here at channel 2 tonight at 7:00. >> 6:05. this is the first day of september and it is another spare the air day. the bay area air quality management district says the awill be unhealthy today so they are encouraging everybody to avoid driving if you can and use carpools or mass transit. this is only the third spare the air day of the summer. the
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Sep 10, 2010 6:00am PDT
this second body but authorities fear it may be the body of frederick salas, the son of reds victim ricardo salas. >>> and the florida minister threatening to burn the koran and said he would not do it now says he is reconsidering. he said he only cancelled because he says he was told the planned site for a proposed mosque would be moved. now he essay in he has found out that is not the case. >> next to our -- back to our top story here. the deadly explosion in san bruno. we want to check in with the people evacuated. jade hernandez is there. >> reporter: good morning. just in the few hours we have been here we have seen many residents come out here to drop off items. we can show you we are at the rec center. this is the veteran's memorial rec center. this is just one of the several shelters set up by the red cross, volunteers started aarriving and got to work. there are piles of clothes. volunteers have been sort in these all night. they have been organizing the food and clothes. as for needs, monetary donations in care of the sun bruno fire effort. the support is also walking in.
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Sep 3, 2010 7:00am PDT
. they're looking for the body of 35-year-old frederick salas. his father was murdered last week and the primary suspect in that case valdamoro was shot and killed by the chp on tuesday night. >>> welcome back. poor air quality possible in the east bay valleys and the santa clara valley again today. clara valley again today. hottest terse valleys, i dislocated both my ankles. i had my first heart attack when i was 35 years old. - we have asthma. - when i found out i had cancer, i was so scared. announcer: at sutter health we share our expertise and invest in new technologies. because everyone has a story. and our story is you. - we can be boys... - cowboys. i can run again. they gave me a new heart. i am so happy to be alive. >>> about 4:30 in the morning, it was pretty much the worst earl could offer. when north carolina seemed to say, this is all you got? some came out to greet earl. >> you have to love jim dolan. he is in kill devil hills, north carolina. >> was that trash-talking? >> hurricane earl, battering the shore and pounding waves. fierce storm. i'm george stephanopoulos.
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Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm PDT
one acre section of the keller canyon lind fill looking for body of frederick salas. they quit looking for the day. it may take another day or so. he has been missing more than a week and may be the victim of a man who apparently killed his father girlfriend and two vallejo women before being shot to death by patrol after a chase one week ago tonight. >> battle over a gun shop is really heating up in san francisco. it's not your average standoff over rights and the second amendment. abc 7 found out the onlyer is reluctant to open the store. >> andy is perplexed. the city says he can't set up an office for wholesale gun business unless he reopens the gun shop. that is because the planning commission says his building is zoned only for retail. >> i export, deport. >> he closed san francisco's only gun shop last year after more than 50 years here in the same location in the mission. and reluctantly he's applied for a permit to open it again so he can legally here in the back room. now he faces a fight he doesn't want to take on. >> this is about the he station says that is what e
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Sep 3, 2010 11:30pm PDT
landfill. they searched the landfill looking for the body of frederick salas who was reported missing a week ago, about the same time that his father was killed at a home in heck less america less. people suspect both were killed. the man was shot and killed by the highway patrol following a high-speed chase on tuesday night. authorities suspect the 38-year- old man may have killed as many as five people. two of those victims were remembered tonight at a candlelight vigil. it was held at the strip mall where they both worked. one was the father of that missing man. the other was his girlfriend. police say he strangled her inside her car as the police were chasing him. ktvu's amber lee is there with our report. amber? >> reporter: frank, friends created this memorial tonight to remember two people who worked here just steps from each other. people have been dropping by to look at this memorial. friends say their devastating loss is compounded by the many questions surrounding their violent deaths. >> let us all remember how much they meant too each and every one of us. >> reporter: at th
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